It is not a news that college is one of the best times of a person’s lifetime. It may take a little getting used to, but once that phase is over, one manages to have just the best time ever.

College, however tough it may by to survive, offers one of the best experiences one tends to cherish forever. There are new people to meet, new things to learn, new environment, and if you are lucky, an entirely different country and culture to go along with it. It is a completely different life, and as always, one finds it difficult to adapt to changes.

You will have to take loads of notes, you will have to keep track of your timetable, keep up with the workload and a host of other things that are very important to take care of. One thing about the smartphones is that they offer help in all sorts of different ways and this time around, the help is in reference to survival in college. If you are starting college, you may want to take a look at this list of applications that you must have on your smartphone. Trust us, it will make your life a whole lot easier. So without further ado, here’s presenting 20 Best Apps for College Students. Check it out and let us know what you think.

Scribd

Scribd is probably the world’s biggest library that helps students in finding different documents regarding their studies. It includes projects, presentations, reports and even essays. Of course, some of these documents are premium, some allow free download if you upload your documents and some are completely free to read online and download. You will need an account to access the files of course.

Scribd

CliffsNotes

This particular application comes in very handy especially if you are someone who is into writing about literature and stuff that you normally read. This particular application will provide you with a summary of everything you have read, including the plots and descriptions of characters.

CliffsNotes

Mathway

We know most of us struggle with math and it is hard to get a hang of with all those formulas and logic. The fact is that math can be surprisingly tough but there are ways to make the homework and class assignments wee easier. This application will help you solve your problems and will guide you through algebra and geometry, or whatever you may be looking for.

Mathway

iTunes U

You may have heard of iTunes, but iTunes U is something a little different. Of course, you will still need an Apple device. This particular application will give you access to various educational courses from leading universities and that too for free. If you have always dream of studying at the top universities in the world, this will give you a preview into how they proceed.

iTunes U

EasyBib

Writing an essay is quite a difficult job especially if you are not a writer. One of the more difficult jobs is to come up with a bibliography what with so many different formats floating around, it is hard to keep a track of how to go about everything. All you need is this application and it will definitely put all your troubles at rest.

EasyBib

Studious

With the coursework banging on your head, it is hard to keep a track of time, dates and days. Of course, in your average life it would be fine, but in college, it is absolutely essential to know what is going to happen when. I am referring to the tests. This will help you keep a track of which subject has a test due, the syllabus, date, day and of course, time.

Studious

Dictionary.com

One of the best things you could every come across is a dictionary. Now instead of carrying a giant dictionary around, you can just download this dictionary on your smartphone and you will always know and understand in great detail, what everything means.

Dictionary.com

The Oxford Dictionary

Here is another dictionary that will help you understand the English language in a better and easy way.

The Oxford Dictionary

SelfControl

When you are in college, it is easy to distract yourself while you are studying. This particular website will ban your access to a few social media websites and what not, so that you are not distracted while you are studying.

SelfControl

TED

TED talks are always so inspirational and they always have loads of good pointers on how to go about your everyday life. Moreover, they are a great source of inspiration. You may want to download this application to listen to those talks for free and on the go.

TED

RealCalc Scientific Calculator

It is not an easy thing to find a scientific calculator that has it all. What’s better than having everything a real scientific calculator has to offer on your very own smartphone which you will be carrying with you anyway? This is sure to come in handy in that calculus class, if you are taking one that is.

RealCalc Scientific Calculator

JumpCut

This application will keep a track of what you have been copying and pasting. This way you can easily find anything you copied previously and paste it all over again. Saves a lot of time and effort this application does.

Chegg

With every new semester, you have to buy loads of new books. If you are looking to rent books, this application will tell you when or where to rent one. You can also pre-rent.

Chegg

Google Drive

This is one of the best applications you could come across especially if you are looking to work on the go and are looking to keep your files secure. It offers cloud storage and a lot of different documents are supported for editing and creating from scratch. It is then easy to share with your group members.

Google Drive

Viber

If you are looking to save some money on phone calls, we suggest you download this app. It will allow you to stay in touch with your friends and team members via voice and text communication options.

Viber

Duolingo

This will help you learn newer words if you are studying a different language. It is free to download and use, so make sure you get your time’s worth out of it.

Duolingo

Snap2PDF

If you are looking to convert a document into PDF, all you need to do is take a picture of that document. It will automatically be saved as a PDF file to be viewed in Acrobat Reader.

Snap2PDF

Clear

This application will sync the entirety of your to-do lists so you are always on top of everything. You can access this app and use it to its full potential using the internet.

Clear

Venmo

This application will link your device to your bank account. This will help you pay money here and there without actually having to resort to cash.

Venmo

Lemon Wallet

Finally, we have the lemon wallet. This is your mobile wallet. It will keep you safe from identity theft and is perhaps one of the more convenient mobile wallet ever to become available.

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